EURETINA 2019 Course: Saturday, 7 September – Global Experts Feature Surgical Videos in 3D, Latest Indications & Evolution on Digital Viewing Eye Surgery

EURETINA’s 19th annual meeting commenced on Thursday, 5 September in Paris, France at Les Palais des Congres. Each year EURETINA’s congress has a myriad of scientific sessions and courses throughout their four day meeting. One notable course which is scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, 7 September from 16.30 to 18.00, will be led by Course Organizer, Dr….

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RetinaLink Feature: #ilooklikearetinasurgeon with Caroline R. Baumal, MD

RetinaLink is honored to feature Dr. Caroline R. Baumal in #ilooklikearetinasurgeon. Dr. Baumal is an Associate Professor at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Baumal trained at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, New England Eye Center and Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Caroline R. Baumal RetinaLink asked Dr. Baumal why she chose retina,…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Michael N. Cohen ~ Transitioning from Fellowship to Private Practice

Transitioning from a retina fellowship to your first job, whether academic or private practice, has a learning curve. Each day is a new day. RetinaLink met Dr. Michael N. Cohen when he was a second-year fellow at Tufts and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB) in Boston, MA. Dr. Cohen attended Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) for…

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Ask not what you can do for 3D surgery, but what 3D surgery can do for you at ASRS… Course Instructors Drs. Alan Franklin, Mina Chung, Steve Houston, John Kitchens & Chris Riemann

Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery (DAVS) will be highlighted at this year’s ASRS, American Society of Retina Specialists, in Chicago. Plan to attend the DAVS course to see what 3D surgery can do for you on Sunday, July 28 at 4:30 pm and how to integrate DAVS into your ASC or hospital. This course focuses on how to…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Gaurav K. Shah Educates His Patients on Vitamin Supplements & Focus® Select Benefits

The first Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) was presented in 2001 to the retina community at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The well discussed and debated AREDS study was conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The ongoing discussion is whether or not patients should take a multivitamin when there are early signs of wet…

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Save the Date & Register Today: Alcon Retina Film Festival in San Francisco – Saturday, October 12

Five years strong and counting. This year will be noteworthy as Alcon celebrates their fifth Retina Film Festival on Saturday, October 12, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts during the American Academy of Ophthalmology in San Francisco. Dr. Donald J. Amico, Chair – Weill Cornell, will moderate this interactive event driven by 3D…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Charles WG Eifrig’s Live Surgery at Vit-Buckle Society

Charles WG Eifrig, MD, FACS, Retina Associates of Orange County in Laguna Hills, Santa Ana and Newport Beach, California, was one of four surgeons to participate in Vit-Buckle Society’s (VBS) Live Surgery in April. Dr. Eifrig operated on two patients and utilized ALCON’s CONSTELLATION® Vision System and NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System for both cases. Dr….

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RetinaLink Feature: Dr. Carl Regillo’s Keynote Lecture at Vit-Buckle Society

Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS, Chief, Retina Service Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, was the Keynote Lecturer at the seventh annual Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) meeting in Las Vegas. Dr. Regillo was interviewed by former fellow, Dr. Jayanth Sridhar, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – Miami, FL. Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS RetinaLink contacted Dr. Regillo to…

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VBS7 Meeting Summary: All the Highlights & Keynote Speakers

Oops we did it again… Congratulations to the Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) Board of Trustees and Executive Committee (Drs. Tom Albini, Nina Berrocal, Paul Chan, Royce Chen, Jorge Fortun, Mrinali Gupta, John Kitchens, Derek Kunimoto, Ross Lakhanpal, Geeta Lalwani, Charles Mango, Andrew Moshfeghi, Anton Orlin, Aleksandra Rachitskaya, Andrew Schimel, Jayanth Sridhar, Camila Ventura, Charles Wykoff and…

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RetinaLink Feature: Making A Difference with Visually Impaired Young People

Over the past four years, RetinaLink has focused on many different aspects of retina. Today’s post is different; yet, impactful and thought provoking. Max Moore recently experienced a profound decrease in vision which was the impetus for VIP Angling (Fishing). He said to himself, “What if I lost my vision?” His question sparked the idea to…

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